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Qualifying Criteria: 

  • A South African registered company.
  • Post-revenue with some customer traction.
  • A dynamic team of awesome people.
  • Innovative business offering with a clear competitive differentiator.
  • Scalable business model.
  • At least R500k turnover per annum.
  • At least five resources working in the business (permanent employees or outsourced / consultants/services).
Closing date

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